In rural South Carolina, we find places that are past their heyday, almost gone but have not disappeared yet. These are places that have lost their future but still retain traces of their past usefulness or glory. These sites were once stops along our way to a destination – or destinations in and of themselves. Now, these locations are nothing but “places between.” have been left to suffer the injuries of time and neglect.
They are neither monumental nor purposeful. We discard so much and willfully look the other way in the hope of convincing ourselves that we will get the happily ever after we so desperately crave.
Now, these locations are nothing but “places between.”